Maddali Usha Gayatri

Maddali Usha Gayatri (née Mallavarapu, born 26 April 1955) is an Indian Kuchipudi exponent, danseuse,[1] guru[2] and choreographer from the state of Andhra Pradesh. A recipient of Hamsa Award (now Kala Ratna), she received critical acclaim for her choreography and performances. She performs ballets in mythological, historical and social themes. One of her works, Nrityam Darsayami, included a troupe of 12 of her disciples performing for 12 hours uninterruptedly.

Maddali Usha Gayatri
Mallavarapu Usha Gayatri

(1955-04-26) 26 April 1955 (age 67)
Kurnool, Andhra State, India
OccupationKuchipudi dancer
AwardsHamsa Award

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